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By:Darren L.
Date: 18 June 2018

Darren Lamb
3 Oakwood Lane ∙ Auburn, IL 62615 ∙ 217-494-6466 ∙ darrenlamb45@gmail.com

Summary of
Skills: ESL Teaching Experience
Spanish Language Proficiency
Adult, community, and youth development, education, and volunteerism
Non-profit agencies

Training: Eastern Illinois University Charleston, IL

Bachelor of Science: Adult & Community Education May 2018

Spanish Minor
• Summa Cum Laude Graduate (3.82 cumulative GPA)
• Dean’s List – Fall 2016, Spring 2018 (GPA 4.0)
• Tier 1: Transfer Academic Excellence Scholarship (2016-2017, 2017-2018)
• Leona Stanford Vollintine Charitable Trust Fund Scholarship (2016-2017, 2017-2018)
• Writes with Distinction Award – Electronic Writing Portfolio (2017)

Lincoln Land Community College Springfield, IL

Associate in Arts May 2016
• Phi Theta Kappa Honor’s Society
• Graduated with honors (3.672 cumulative GPA)

Experience: Eastern Illinois University Charleston, IL

The Language Company – Charleston (Internship) Spring 2018
• ESL Education of Students
o Prepare lessons for ESL students that correlate with performance objectives
o Participate in teaching evaluations
o Create a workshop for professional development day regarding the integration of technology into the classroom
o Administer grades, tests, homework, study materials, and formal feedback and reminders via learning management system (Engagepro)
• Administrative work
o Application process
o Legal and financial documentation filing
o Office Management
 Making copies, Microsoft office proficiency

Cadet Teaching Internship/Practicum – 90 contact hours Fall 2017
Jefferson Elementary School Charleston, IL
• Facilitated exploration of Spanish language and culture for young learners
• Engaged students through fun, interactive activities to increase speaking, writing, reading and listening skills
• Managed class sizes ranging from 4 to 10 students while providing individualized feedback
• Implemented lesson plans that accomplish learning objectives
• Developed quantitative and qualitative program assessments gaging student learning and interest

Academia Escuela de Español Tecun Uman Antigua, GT
Guatemala Study Abroad Spring 2017
• One-on-one, full-immersion Spanish instruction and cultural engagement
• Host family residence

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Community: Volunteerism
• Healthy Families Event, 2015 (total: 3 hours)
o Promoted healthy habits in regards to hygiene, stress relief, and healthy eating
o Participated in the few events tailored towards younger children (songs, activities, games)
• Alternative Spring Break, Habitat for Humanity (store and work site), 2016 (total: 20 hours)
o (Store) Moved and reorganized appliances, furniture, and for-sale items in preparation for a new store opening in Woodstock, IL
o (Work site) Soundproofed walls. Measured, cut, nailed, hung up drywall for a Habitat for Humanity house
• Ronald McDonald House Volunteer, 2015 & 2016 (total: 10 hours)
• Central Illinois Foodbank, 2015 (total: 4 hours)
• SCOPE Reading Volunteer, 2015 (total: 2 hours)
• Basic School Supply Drive (Jefferson M.S.), 2016 (total: 1 hour)
• Mobile Food Pantry, 2016 (total: 4 hours)
• EIU – Foreign Language Open-House, 2017 (total: 2 hours)
• Stevenson Hall Trash Bash, 2017 (total: 1 hour)

Employment: CVS Pharmacy Mattoon, IL

Cashier August 2017 to present
• Issue receipts, refunds, credits, and change due to customers
• Monitor checkout stations to ensure they have adequate cash
• Receive payment by cash, check, credit cards and automatic debits
• Assist customers by providing information and resolving complaints

Sam's Club Springfield, IL

Cashier June 2015 to April 2016
• Trained new employees in proper cashiering techniques
• Counted money in cash drawers at the beginning of shifts to ensure that amounts are correct and that there is adequate change

Activities: WEIU Student Radio

Student Secular Alliance

Lincoln Land Community College Springfield, IL

Note Taker Fall 2015 to Spring 2016
• Take precise notes for special needs’ students (3 hours/week, one 9-week semester)
Student United Way (LLCC)
• Officer (secretary), Fall 2015, Spring 2016


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